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pope benedict xvi had gathered the cardinals to mark three saints. during a meeting, he also announced his intention to resign at the end of the month. the holy father is 85 years old and despite his age, there had been little indication he would take this action. in a statement of the speech he gave to the cardinals, pope benedict said quote after having repeatedly examining my conscious before god, my strength due to an advance age are no longer suited to an adequate exercise. the pope is referring to saint peter, the first pope of the catholic church. in today's world subject to so many rapid changes and shaken by questions of deep relevance for the life of faith in order to govern both strength of mind and body are necessary. strength which in the last few months has deteriorated that i have had to recognize my
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capacity or incapacity it to fulfill the ministry and trusted to me. the pope added i thank you most sincerely for the love and support and i ask pardon. there is a report the pope's brother had said the doctor told the holy father he should no longer take trans atlantic trip. he is the first pope to resign in more than 600 years. will take place to elect a new pope. however, that will not begin before pope benedict steps down again on february 28th. tony and allison, back to you. >> all right. thank you very much. more on that throughout the course of this morning's show. >> now to mississippi where officials will spend the day assessing the damage thereafter massive tornado tore through the region. a funnel claude was caught on tape mangling hundreds
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of homes and businesses. officials blame the storm for more than a dozen injuries. fortunately no deaths have been reported. >> at the same time, more than 200,000 businesses will wake up without electricity. most of the outages are in massachusetts whereas much as three feet of snow fell. transit crews are working around the clock to get the region ready for work. most airports are running close to normal. amtrak is running on a limited schedule between new york and boston. rail lines are still working to restore service regional rail lines. >> let's get right to tucker barnes. all we're seeing is rainy weather. but what can we expect later? >> good morning allison, good morning tony. i don't think we're going to see rain for most of the day. most of the day cloud filled with warmer temperatures by late afternoon.
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there's a live look at your radar. has rained overnight. most of the area roadways are wet. but you can see that right now here on radar, much of the shower activity has pushed to the east. out towards annapolis pushing across the bay. still getting rain showers as well. all of that should be east of us in the next hour and dealing with cloud cover here for most of your monday along with these mild temperatures. right now warming up and it's just rain, reagan national reported a temperature of 39. bwi 37. enjoy today, it's going to warmup into the upper 50s and a few low 60s south and west of washington this afternoon. with a few peaks of sunshine but predominantly a cloudy monday. a very active weather pattern. might be wintery weather on the way. details on that in a minute. let's do traffic with julie wright. >> on the roads right now hands
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are full. police activity tying up the community along route 5 near silver hill road and route 5 at iverson. blocked because wires on the highway. inbound on 50 down to 26 miles an hour headed in towards northeast washington. pop up the cameras and show you what else is happening. southbound 270, they cleared an accident that was tying up the right hand exit. the right lanes rather headed on to the inner loop of the bhelt way. delays south on 270 and again from falls road headed out towards the split. lanes are open 395 and traffic slows again northbound from the pentagon to the inbound 14th street bridge. inbound suitland parkway and coming across the douglas bridge. that's a check of your fox 5 on time traffic. >> julie, thanks. red light cameras in maryland causing
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quite the stir among drivers in rockville. >> the amount of tickets in the last year has nearly doubled and the reason why may surprise you. melanie alnwick is live with more. >> reporter: good morning, tony and allison. yeah, you know, this is definitely causing a lot of consternation among drivers especially those who received tickets and didn't realize they were being cited for blowing through a red light when they believed they stopped at those intersections. so here's what's going on. the city of rockville changed camera vendors. changed the cameras and what they consider to be a red light violation. let's show you video we shot. here's what it looks like. the cameras will flash if the driver crosses the white stop line. also videotaped drivers making right turns on red but they'll get a ticket if
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they don't come to a complete stop before making the turn. westbound at research. 5087 tickets in 2012. only 1043 in in 2011. 4087 in 2012. only 756 last year . this is a brand new camera. it only began operating in august. 3981 in five months. here's what aaa had to say about that. >> in one year we saw the numbers of red light runners go from 8600 to 18,000 just shy of 18,000. now, what changed? the vendor and the methodology. doesn't mean that suddenly we have a whole rash of drivers in rockville that think it's all right to run red lights. there was no change in drivers.
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>> reporter: now aaa says using those stop lines as a trigger for red light violations may be contrary to guidelines that the federal highway administration has put out to jurisdictions around the country. calling on the rockville mayor and city council to review the way this program is now operating saying it has serious concerns about it. tony and allison, back to you. >> thank you very much. more bad news for local drivers. gas is taking an even bigger chunk out of your paycheck. i'm sure you know this. according to the latest survey, the average price of a gallon of gas has jumped 25 cents over the past two weeks. that brings the nationwide average to $3.59 for a gallon of regular. here in dc, it's even higher averaging $3.74 a gallon. drivers in maryland pay less $3.60.
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virginia is lowest at $3.45. >> happening today jury selection begins in the trial of a maryland man accused of murdering a mother and daughter. the bodies were found inside a burning car back in march of 2009 in largo. scott was convicted to 100 years in federal prison for a string of robbery ands home invasion. prince georges county police are looking for whomever killed an elderly woman. police found 71-year-old geradine mcintyre dead. a $25,000 reward is being issued for information leading to an arrest. >> police in california are offering $1 million in exchange leading to an arrest for
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christopher dorner. yesterday police continued searching a ski report town where dorner's burned out truck. but an la sighting forced an emergency evacuation. stepped up patrol outside the grammy awards. officials -- they were at a loss for words when they notified his family. >> you want to tell somebody it's going to be okay. this is never okay. >> so far still no sign of the suspect. in an online posting dorner says his rampage is retaliation for being fired back in 2008. in chicago, police are questioning two persons of interest in the shooting death of hydia pendleton. 15-year-old killed just days after performing after the president's second inauguration. the men were taken into custody early
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sunday. so far, no charges have been filed. >> carnival cruise ship stranded in the gulf of mexico this morning. a fire in the engine room knocked out the power. the ship is about 475 miles south of galveston texas. doesn't have enough power to get pack to port. the u.s. coast card is in contact. there are more than 4,000 people on that ship. to california now, authorities say the three people killed in a helicopter crash were recording video for a new reality tv show. the chopper went down early sunday north of los angeles. discovery has not yet released any details about the show. the crash is still under investigation. >> president obama is awarding the medal of honor to a former army staff sergeant later this afternoon. clinton romecia is
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only the 4th living to receive the medal. still ahead at 7:00, we will have more on the major breaking news today. pope benedict xvi announces he is resigning at the end of this month. this is a big shock and we will have much more this hour about it. >> also still to come, music's biggest night. a look back at the big winners and some of the most talked about moments of the grammies last night. the state of the union, we'll see what government workers want the white house to make a top priority. >> but first, a cap's come back? dave ross will join us live with a look at the big weekend win and whether it could be the turn around they need. >> and as we take you to the break, a live look outside. rainy start to this morning. the latest weather and traffic from tucker and julie next.
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time now for your sports breakfast. >> that's right. dave ross is here with that and more. >> and a big game this weekend. want to get to the caps with a big win. i want to start off with the boarder war. these are two teams on the bubble. march madness is going to be upon us before you can know it. you got to wonder if mark's boys are going to be in that field. in the first half here maryland gets a steal. right hand slam right there. terps trail by 6. virginia are they really that good? they get this win 7 and 3 now in
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the acc and they have a kid pretty interesting story. justin anderson at virginia. two years ago did a story on him and he decommitted to maryland. and he goes to virginia and gets a big win there. fans were razzing him a little bit. he gets the last laugh. georgetown with a big game tonight at the verizon center. what we saw over the weekend was great. >> i kid wisdom all the time. we're not a playoff team. right now they are the third hottest team in the eastern conference. boston is one. miami's won five. and these are all coming at home. only won 14 games all year hchlt 11 of those 14 have come at home. here's the problem, 3 and 21 on the road. that's the worst team in the
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nba. it's not could incidental. they've been three game s above 500. if you could extrapolate that over the whole season, he hasn't been there. almost half the season is gone. it would be a severe long shot for this team to make the playoffs. on the other side and we saw this saturday night at the verizon center. got a huge 5-0 relaxing win. you didn't have to sweat it out. with the shut out. offense was there. rocking the red. another sell out. everything looked great. here's the good news for the caps. bad news is they are still the worst team in hockey. only had 7 points. five points out of 8th place. and as we saw last year all we have to do is get in and be a dangerous team. so again, why are we already talking playoff? only 36 games left.
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already played a fourth of the hockey season. already coming and going before you can bat an eye. if the caps make things right, again, they play more florida tomorrow night. if they get two in a row, three points in 8th place. >> i love his glass half full. >> i love it. >> only five points out of 8th place. >> a lot of games they play in hockey. >> not this year. >> a lot of back to backs. truncated season. >> all right . thank you very much. >> all right mr. barnes. >> real quick. i want to thank everybody. i went to the auto show and ran into so many fox 5 fans. kind words about everybody. >> did you buy a car? >> i looked at a lot of cars i would like to buy. we all decided we'd have tony buy us a new car. >> good idea.
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>> i don't have a new car. >> do you enjoy this money bags? we like having friends. >> is it even a possibility? let's do weather. temperatures it's cool out there. we're well above 32. we're not concerned with any ice. 39 at reagan national. 27 a two foot snow pack will do that. 27 in boston. notice the warmer temperature s out to the west. columbus is 52 this morning. 606 degrees up ahead of our next cold front. that's actually going to have warmer air in here this afternoon. most of the shower activity is east into the city. we will be dealing with rain on and off and this afternoon a few peaks of sunshine. want you to focus on
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the wednesday time frame. hang up to our south. develop down in texas and that's going to push towards the area off the coast. there is a decent possibility that could bring us winter weather around there. second half of wednesday, wednesday night. question marks about it but there you go. and then do it again this weekend with cold arctic air. daytime highs only in the 30s. i think this time around it's going to feel like february for this february. >> all right. will you please and down. >> you just got heckled, sir. >> by julie wright and here she is with on time traffic. >> you know at this point does it have to happen during rush hour? >> ever since the inauguration, wintery mix or wet pavement. what do we pay you for? inner loop of the beltway on the wet pavement. >> we? >> slow traffic coming in from
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saint barnabus road with the lanes open. 295 on the breaks leaving the beltway. traffic slows again to the inbound 11th street bridge. show you what else is happening out there. southbound on 270 the wreck we had before the lane divide cleared. crash just before route 1. it's been moved over to the shoulder. big tie ups headed north through woodbridge. traffic will slow again and on 395 you are on the brakes to the inbound 14th street bridge. let's go now to our maps and show you what else is out there. problems along iverson street. that's where we have wires down across the highway. the pace is now slowing through river dale. headed from 410 to the kennel worth avenue split. for those inbound on route 50. that's a check of your fox 5 on time traffic.
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>> all right. thank you very much. it is 7:21 now. back to the morning 's breaking news. >> pope benedict xvi is resigning at the end of this month. the surprising announcement coming this morning. we are continuing to follow this story for you on and fox 5 of course. fox 5 morning news will be back in a moment.  some folks didn't think that our coffee was their flavor,
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♪ this time i'm walking to new orleans ♪ >> mardi gras celebrations in full swing in the big easy ahead of fat tuesday, tomorrow. >> one of the famous parades was rocked by gunfire. shots rang out on burbon street. police are searching for three suspects. the shooting happened saturday night during an annual parade. and down in brazil the party is beginning a 4th day of carnival. thousands of party
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goers have been in the streets since last week. this is one of the smaller block parties and is a favorite due to its family friendly atmosphere. thousands attended the samba parade. tomorrow is the last day of celebrations. >> i was wondering what they were doing. very random for most people. >> all right. with valentine's day just three days away, travel web site orbits has some suggestions on where to take your sweet heart. >> top 10 valentine's day destinations asking americans where they considered the most romantic places to be. the top 5 include vegas. >> of course. >> you think so? >> of course. >> miami, orlando and new orleans. the hotels in these cities are the most booked in the country for valentine's day. >> so that's their list on
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where to take your sweet heart. >> tomorrow they'll put out a list on where to take your spouse. it's a joke. from your job to your retirement fund. these days seems nothing is certain. >> find out what's happening on the hill some hope will bring back stability to the country. >> it was a big night for fun. fun at this year's grammies. we're going to take a look at the winners. >> here's a live look outside. it has been raining this morning. we'll get the latest weather forecast and the latest traffic from tucker and julie. 
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7:30. back now to the breaking news out of the vatican. pope benedict xvi will resign at the end of this month on february 28th. the shocking announcement coming about 60 or 90 minutes ago. the holy father announced in a speech he just doesn't have the physical strength to carry on the mission. pope benedict is 85 years old. he became pope in 2005 after the baeth of john paul ii. likely take place before the end of march. the last pope to resign was way back
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in the 1200s 13th century. major headline today pope benedict xvi has announced he is resigning at the end of this month. much more on this to come throughout the morning. >> 7:30 right now. folks waking up to wet weather. >> a little bit of rain moving through overnight. the wet roadways will slow things down. but temperatures in the mid 30s, at least we're not doing ice. let's get to the maps. most of the vain now to the east. still pressing just east of the bay there out towards saint michaels. still getting rain showers. however, here locally in the metro area, up and down the 95 correspond door, we're generally done with the rain. not going to be a beautiful day. clouds for most of the day. for the most part, most of the measurable rain has pushed east of the bay. it will be east of those areas the next hour or
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two. let me show you the bigger picture. the bottom line is we have a warm front into the area later today. you are going to notice the temperatures are going to take a big jump. but temperatures in the mid 50s should feel pretty good. south and west of town if we get any sunshine at all may be low 60s. tonight it will be cool and another nice one tomorrow with sunshine building in. i want to mention what might be taking place. indications that are going to be a storm later tonight and tomorrow. this is going to scoot up and off the coast by wednesday afternoon, wednesday night. good set up for us to get winter weather. second half of wednesday and wednesday night. still question marks about the strength of the storm and the eventual track of it. here are your temperatures for the time being.
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39 at reagan national. 40 in annapolis. leonard town 46. 40 in fredericksburg. very comfortable afternoon. early showers, mostly cloudy this afternoon. a little sunshine and warmer than yesterday. clearing out tonight, cool conditions overnight. 36 the overnight low. that may be a player on wednesday. looks like we could do rain or snow wednesday afternoon and wednesday night. and then again on saturday and sunday. and we'll have cold arctic air around here for the weekend. that one could be one to talk about towards the end of the week. that's a look at weather. let's do traffic and find out what's happening on the roads. >> good morning to you. morning drive as expected we have problems out here. south on the baltimore parkway 33 miles an hour headed for the split. inbound 50 now down to 17 miles an hour headed into northeast.
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trouble now on 236 the accident activity has the eastbound lanes closed. traveling from the beltway northbound up towards duke street. again, with the delay northbound pentagon out towards the 14th street bridge. still going to find delays on northbound i 95 through woodbridge. southbound along 270 with all lanes open. traffic remains below speed all the way out to the split. earlier three car pile up cleared. that's a check of your fox 5 on time traffic. >> thank you very much. just a moment ago we said the last pope to resign occurred in the 13th century. it was actually in the 15th century. in other news, leaders of two employee organizations are planning a rally on capitol hill. urging law makers to protect jobs and programs such as medicare and social security. the national president of the american federation of government employees. he joins us now from the fox news channel
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downtown with more. mr. cox, good morning to you. thanks for joining us. >> good morning. how are you doing today? >> doing well. your organization along with the afscme is going to be holding this rally tomorrow. tell us how many people are going to attend and what you are trying to do. >> joining together tomorrow with 1500 employees and our members nationwide that will be on capitol hill. we want to impress upon congress to stop the sequestration now. needs to be stopped. we need to be worried about jobs, medicare, social security, those type issues that's important to the american people. tell me what your concerns are for federal workers. >> federal workers provide good services throughout the country. afg members guard the boarders. protect you from the worst criminals through the bureau of prisons with correctional officers.
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we supply all the employees at the va medical centers. we help people process social security checks. we do all these good things for the american people. >> obviously, there are big budget concerns and there have been for a few years now. if we are not to reduce the federal workforce, how would we make up some of the money that needs to be made up in the years ahead? >> i have a very quick answer for that. stop all the service contracts that the government uses. those contracts cause hundreds of billions of dollars nationwide. and most of that work could be done by the government employees that are already on the payroll. >> do you think that congress, have you spoken to any congress people? i know you have a couple folks joining us tomorrow. are there others in your corner on this and reasonably that something might get done? >> oh, clearly there's many in
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our corner. senator has led the way on government contractors and massive abuse of charging the government. lots of money for very little services. and contracting out government services is just wrong. it's plain wrong. these services need to be performed by government employees at the federal level state city or county level. they do it for a better price. they also have more passion about the jobs. it is their job. it's what they do. they want it to be civil servants. >> you are in the midst of legislative conference. what are the main items besides this rally and this particular issue? >> many of our issues clearly has been about sequestration. also talking about the fact that many of our government agencies are facing downsizing in the department of defense. many employees are facing downsizing.
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and that's a real issue. afg wants to step forward, help the administration. work hand in hand with him. if there is downsizing in dod, we want to help them and be a partner in trying to reshape the workforce and have a workforce that is lean and mean but does a great job that it's made up of government employees. >> if downsizing is done through attrition, do you support that? >> if you do it through attrition, when you take a look at that, every one of your aircraft mechanics retires within one month, you have no aircraft mechanics left. so you don't fill any of those positions. other positions are there. that system while it sounds nice is not realistic. because people don't retire, quit or leave the government at the right spots and the right jobs. i think there has to be
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retooling of work. reeducation of workers. many of those type things that has to go on. just arbitrary cuts just will not work. >> all right national president with the american federation of government employees. we will be covering the event tomorrow. so thank you for spending time with us this morning. we appreciate it. >> thank you so much, tony. have a good day . >> you too. it's 7:39. we'll be back with more fox 5 morning news in just a couple moments.
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welcome back. we are continuing to follow the breaking news today. news out of the vatican that the pope has decided to resign. we're joined on the phone right now by president john garza. president garza is over catholic university. thank you for joining us this morning. and how big of a surprise is this? >> it's a big surprise. it doesn't happen everyday. hasn't happened for about 600 years. president garvey, i assume you read the announcement the pope
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issued? >> yes i have. >> people are cynical these days. should we take it at face value he's concerned about his health or that he just doesn't have the energy to do this job any more? >> i think we should take it as face value. i saw him in november and he was his usual sharp self speaking in half a dozen languages but he was very frail. when you get to be 85, your condition can change quickly. i think it's a great act of humility on his part to recognize that. and hand it over to someone else. >> we have been saying last pope to resign was in the 1400s. tell us what usually happens. i think most of us are familiar with it. for those of us who don't know, the pope lives the rest of his days at the head of the church. >> he usually does. in order to choose a successor, to the pope the cardinals will gather
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together in rome and this time they have a little more advanced warning than they usually do. >> the conclave, the indications are the conclave will take place after the pope's resignation takes affect on february 28th. i want to ask is that unusual but this whole circumstance is unusual. >> it's very unusual. not since television was invented have we had to deal with this. i know for the good of the church, there is a natural interest in not leaving the seat vacant for any longer than necessary. >> when this pope took over after the death of pope john paul, the former pope was still beloved by all and energized the youth. catholic or not catholic. and this pope came in, he was already a little older. i'd like you to characterize his tenure as pope. >> you know, each pope has a
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different sort of impact and it's one felt by catholics in a personal way. this pope was a great intellectual and the greatest theologian since gregory the great. we were particularly interested in his leadership and he had a great interest in universities. he had been a university professor himself and had a lot to say that spoke directly to us. i don't think he was the kind of media presence that john paul ii was. but who is? pardon me from cardinal dolan. so we're going to miss him a great deal. >> you mentioned pope john paul ii. when he became pope, he was younger. a very vibrant leader as allison said watched him grow old.
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pope benedict is now 85 years old. do you think there might be some effort to elect a younger pope this time around? >> i don't really know. although, there are obvious advantages to having one. john paul ii had a great impact on the church. in some ways the most important figure of the 20th century. it was because his youth and energy permitted him to be pope for such a long time. it would be a good thing. on the other hand , it's a really big job. think of being the president only on steroids and the number of people you have to be concerned with. so it takes a lot of wisdom and experience to do that well. >> well, we thank you for your insight this morning, sir. we appreciate it. john garvey, president of catholic university joining us on the phone. we'll talk to you in the days ahead. >> thank you, tony and allison.
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>> pope benedict xvi has announced this morning he will be stepping down. he will resign his position affective february 28th. >> all right. we of course will be following that throughout the morning. big breaking news there. in the meantime, have we forgotten the big story to the north? >> i have a relative up in boston. she hasn't had power since friday. 30 inches of snow on the ground. >> that's the worst part of it. >> i will say this: it is a mess but moist of the cities up there have really handled it well in terms of the preparation clearing the streets. they did a very good job. >> considering it was so much snow. let's talk local weather. spring showers overnight. we're not concerned with any icing or presip around here today. 27 in boston. and we have a pretty good snow pack up across new england.
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45 out in detroit. future cast. rain showers move through overnight. might be left over springle for parts of the area and then mostly cloudy today. there will be periods or peaks of sunshine during the day and noticeably warmer. yesterday mid 40s. today well into the 50s. there we are at 6:00 tonight. you can see the clouds still hanging tough. tomorrow looks like a nice bright sunny day. next couple days enjoy the warm temperatures. wednesday, there could be a coastal storm. could bring us rain and/or snow and/or a wintery mix. and could do it this weekend. both these storms if you are a snow lover look somewhat promising. >> i like that spin. >> there you go. >> find out what's happening on the roads. julie wright is here with that. >> a couple problems out here unfortunately. the wet pavement causing an issue along eastbound 236.
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the roadway remains blocked. 395 below speed. accident activity reported 29 at the industrial parkway. cleaning up the crash and southbound 270 one long string of break lights from 85 out towards old georgetown road. that's a check of your fox 5 on time traffic. more fox 5 morning news right after this. ♪
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it was a good night for fun. the group fun at last night's grammy awards. picked up two major trophies including two. the biggest winner was dan from the black keys. he picked up four trophies. mumford and sons walked away with album of the
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year. gotye, jay z and kanye west also won three each. two trophies and earned a standing ovation for his performance of the song forest gump. >> all right. this morning we're meeting young people in the midst of preparations for a celebration. teratibu youth association. >> but holly morris is with them right now for a preview. that's just how she does it. she is live this morning. good morning. >> reporter: i always plan for the weekend on monday. you are exactly right. if you are planning for your weekend and this is a show you don't want to miss. because, when you talk about the youth association, they are often described as being rhythmically powerful and inspiring. you don't have to watch them for very long to know why they are described. good morning to you.
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>> good morning, holly. >> and wow. people say i have a lot of energy. but you guys might win. today. you win right now . tell me about this special performance. >> actually, it's our 5th anniversary of our black history month show. we're very excited to have been here five years. it is our annual production and major fundraiser for our trip to south africa. >> what are people going to see? >> they are going to see west african dance which is what's going on right now. south african gumbu, modern and a little ballet. >> you made mention it's the 5th annual concert. can you believe it's been five years already since this whole journey began? >> no, i cannot believe it. we've traveled to tanzania.
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that's a major accomplishment for a major organization. >> explain what teratibu is. >> we're trying to get the children to bring order to their lives. so this organization, we take a holistic approach. teach history culture leadership, self awareness and empowerment. >> and tell me the connection. i know you all perform locally. but the point of traveling and making this a global movement. >> as african americans we don't know enough about our history and don't make the connection to off rick a. it's important to make that connection to africa. they begin to build a sense of pride and begin to get a sense of pride and self respect. >> what have you seen in the young women when they realize this is more than just a dance
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company? >> initially there's a little resistance and they embrace it and become so much stronger. when you talk to them, they have seen themselves grow. >> what about the audience? >> they come in with a certain expectations. i'm thinking their expectations have been exceeded. >> yes. they are pretty amazed amazed. our goal is to touch someone's heart and expand their minds. that is the goal for every performance we good regardless if it's in a church, at a school, we teach as well as inspire. >> you've done all this in five years. >> would be to expand. >> we want to get more young ladies and young men. so that we can build a whole community of strong self determined young people. >> do you have any men? >> not right now. >> when we do this next year i want to see men in the group. we're putting the call out right
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now for you to take in the show. celebrating black history month with a special performance saturday february 16th. one at 4:00, one at 8:00. we're live in morning. is our web site. we have a link to theirs. coming up in our next hour, caroline malakai. she's going to join us to talk about her role and perform. >> thank you. coming up at 8:00. more on this morning's breaking news. pope benedict xvi says he's stepping down. he'll continue to update the surprise announcement just coming out of vatican city. 
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several states. we will survey the damage. >> the count down begins in california if the weather holds later today. nasa will launch first observing satellite into orbit. coming up a nasa scientist will join us live. good morning i'm tony perkins. >> and i'm allison seymour. happy you are with us on this monday morning. we know it's a little wet out there. tucker barnes is here to tell you when it's going to dry up. >> and most of the rain is out of here. not going to be a beautiful looking day. >> might get sun later. >> maybe a little sun. a few weaks of sun. today is not promising but tomorrow is. >> isn't that always the way, tuck? >> the sun will come out. rain showers to the east. we're generally done with the rain. not going to be a great looking day. the clouds are going to hold tough. a peak or two or sunshine. temperatures going to warm well into the 50s. should
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be even a little milder than what we had around here this weekend. temperature at reagan national 39. 39 dulles. bwi marhsall 38. these temperatures should jump 15 degrees or so by the afternoon. a little sun developing early afternoon. highs in the mid 50s around here. may do a 60 or so to our south. fredericksburg down into south central virginia, temperatures will be warmer. stay tuned for the forecast. things could get wintery. details on that coming up. >> thanks, tucker. let's get the latest from julie wright. >> on time traffic brought to you by toyota. >> slow moving traffic southbound along 270 continues out of german town out towards the split. the accident activity is a lane divide. 395 still gridlocked up and across the inbound 14th street bridge. we'll show you what else is
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happening out here on the roads. we have delays because of an accident blocking a portion of 236. 395 from the beltway to the 14th street bridge below speed here. accident reported 29 at the industrial parkway. the trip southbound on 270 all the way out to old georgetown over an hour and a half commute and accident activity at powder mill tying up the left side of the highway. that's a check of your fox 5 on time traffic. >> all right. thank you very much. we continue to follow breaking news out of the vatican this morning. pope benedict xvi will resign at the end of this month on february 28th. the surprising announcement came around two hours ago. announced in a speech today he just doesn't have the physical strength to carry on his mission. in a statement of that speech, or in part of that speech, the pope said quote in today's world subject to so many rapid changes and shaken by
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questions of deep relevance for the life of faith, in order to govern the bark of saint peter and proclaim the gospel both strength of mind and body are necessary. strength which inthe last few ms deteriorated in me to fulfill the ministry entrusted to me. pope benedict is 85 years old. became pope in 2005 after the death of john paul ii. >> so what is next for the leadership of the catholic church? >> wisdom martin is joining us back here with some details on what might happen now. >> well, you know, this hasn't happened in a long time. i'm talking 600 years. but tony and allison, this is very rare. sitting popes don't normally resign. in fact, as we just mentioned, 15 or 15th was the
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last time. let's fast forward to present day and now a scramble underway by the vatican to begin planning a faithful conclave. that is a meeting of the voting cardinals. all cardinals under the age of 80 are allowed to vote. held at the famous 16th chapel. burned after each voting round. black smoke that comes out of the chimney means no pope has been chosen. but when white smoke is seen that means a pope has been elected and that person will appear shortly thereafter. when benedict was elected pope in 2005 he was already the oldest pope elected in about 300 years. in fact, benedict had been planning to retire even then. so again, a conclave to elect a new pope will not convene until march as it cannot
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happen. amazingly he has to go through the process to resign and then start this process with the voting and everybody gets to vote under the age of 80 and the smoke. all that happens after he retires. after he resigns. >> i didn't know he could do it while he was sitting in the seat. >> this is all new. >> happens after the passing away. >> right. >> very good. thank you, wisdom. >> thanks , wisdom. >> checking our other top stories for you this monday morning. mississippi's governor will visit a day after a tornado tore through the town. the twister moves along one of the city's main street ands damaged buildings. at least a dozen people were hurt. >> meanwhile, the northeast begins to dig out days after a deadly snowstorm. more than 200,000 people are still without
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power following this weekend's massive blizzard. most are in the boston area where many schools remain closed today. they are working to make sure this morning's commute is safe. they are urging people to use mass transit or work from home if possible. >> anything you can do to help us knock the piles down on the intersections are going to help public safety shoveling sidewalks will take a couple days. if you are walking in the street, just be very careful. don't want to see a lot of pedestrian accidents. use caution. going to take us a couple days. things are moving along nicely. >> some airports are still experiencing delays in our region. reagan national airport has issued a ground delay program. flights arriving between now and 4:59 this afternoon. flights are being delayed an average of 32 minutes. >> an abandoned home goes up in
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flames snarling morning traffic. happened this morning at a house on field place. this is in northeast. no one was hurt. fire crews had to shut down portions of eastern avenue. along with 58th and 59th streets. traffic could still be slow around the area. >> a surge in red light camera tickets in maryland has drivers upset. the cameras in rockville are issuing tickets to drivers stopped just beyond the white line. although cars are not moving, cars are being ticketed. this is just a way to generate more money from tickets. the red light violations occur when the white line boundary is crossed and the new cameras help enforce that. >> police in california are offering up a million dollar reward. $1 million for information leading to the arrest of a former police officer wanted for murder. police continue to search a ski
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resort town near los angeles where dorner's burned out truck was discovered on thursday. a possible sighting at an la home improvement store forced evacuation. stepped up patrols outside the grammy awards. no sight of the suspect and an online manifesto, this former police officer says his rage is from being fired back in 2008. >> lindsay gram is threatening to holdup nominations until he gets more details about the attack that killed the u.s. ambassador. the republican from south carolina appeared on face the nation and promised not to confirm chuck hagel as defense secretary as the new director if he does not get answers from the white house. gram wants to know if the president personally reached out during the attack.
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>> lots of anticipation for president obama's address to the nation. address the looming sequestration automatic budget cuts that are due to kick in the 1st of march. also to focus on job creation and economic growth. tomorrow will be the first state of the union speech of his second term. >> it is now 8:10 on this monday morning. honoring harriet tubman. find out about a maryland senator's plan to highlight the historic abolitionist. >> will he stay in baltimore? dave ross serves up contract talk coming up in your next sports breakfast. it's 8:10. 
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can you explain to me why the sprinkles are empty? >> well, they are not empty. >> look at me. >> they are not empty. >> did you eat those sprinkles?
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>> no, i did not. >> that is so cute. he doesn't have any idea. the evidence is all over his face. a three year old boy tries to pull a fast one. >> mom saw red sprinkles and confronted him. never fessed up denying it all day. his mom found it so funny she started to record the sweet interrogation. now a hit on youtube. >> those big brown eyes don't hurt it either. >> it is very cute but you know what it says to me? he's going to be trouble. he's three and sticking to his story. despite the visible evidence. >> if mom put a mirror, he'd crumble. anyway, that's good. i need some home grown cuteness. tucker barnes, can you dliefr deliver? >> i hope so. time for my first 5 photo of the day.
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this is 2 year old cameron. >> cameron you are gorgeous. >> she's beautiful. >> is that a big lolly pop? >> i think it might be a valentine's day. >> she wants to wish the fox 5 morning news happy valentine's day and thank her aunt for taking picture. >> i would assume that's a professional picture. >> she couldn't go wrong with that face. but it's a beautiful picture. >> that's quite a big lolly pop. >> it sure is. >> that's a lot. all right kamryn, we love the picture and the valentine's day theme. thank you to you and your aunt sharon and your family for sending in the picture. go to and click on the mornings tab and try to get them up on the air as soon as possible. let's do the temperatures. reagan national 39 degree
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s. 28 in boston this morning. 34 out in chicago. notice the warmer air out in cincinnati and nashville. guess what? that's headed in our direction. we're going to be in for a temporary warmup. our high temperatures will top out in the 50s. later this afternoon, we can get a little sunshine at all. a few of us may touch 60 degrees. casper, wyoming 1 degree for you. looking at the satellite radar, one or two left over sprinkles. most of the shower activity last night to the east of us. on top of the 2 feet of snow, they are getting a mix of snow, sleet and rain. that's not going to help matters at all up there. we should see clouds today. maybe a little fog developing. not going to be a good looking day for us. and we'll clear things out. here's a look at your 7 day forecast. want to point out a couple features. wednesday afternoon, wednesday night into early
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thursday. there could be a coastal storm. could bring rain and/or snow. and then we could do it again next weekend with a possibility of another coastal storm and cold air around here. high temperatures only in the 30s. definitely a february feel this year with things looking like they get active here. that's weather. let's do traffic and get the latest from julie wright. all right, tucker. on the roads right now wet pavement still causing problems out here. we have our hands full. accident activity closing 236 before you reach 395. no one able to get by on the eastbound side of the highway. southbound 270 on the brakes from 85 all the way out to old georgetown road. hour and a half commute there and southbound on the baltimore washington parkway. tying up the left lane. 95 below speed. let's go live and pop up those cameras and show you what's happening here. delays continue out of centerville trying to get past
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fair oak ands 123. and slow traffic north on 395 leaving the beltway. outer loop below speed. 95 college park. that's a check of your fox 5 on time traffic. >> dave likes when i say this. baseball king lebron james -- >> basketball. >> helps soar over kobe bryant and breaks a report. plus a new contract for a ravens. >> dave ross has it all in this morning's sports breakfast. >> we're going to talk about that in a moment. i kid again cause wisdom loves the king. >> you say he named himself the king. >> he's been playing like the best player in the world as of late and as of last year. if i had a hat on i'd tip it to labron. the guy is playing out of his mind. we need maryland to start playing better.
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they had a big boarder war yesterday. that's mark turgon and the terps never got it going. they get a steal and still trailed by 6 at the half. and the problem is it's what february 11th? you look up in a couple weeks we're in march. these are the type of games they call these bubble teams with virginia and maryland. the bubble if it came down with these two would it have burst? virginia comes in to college park and gets 80 -69 win. maryland is 17 to 7. they get a big win at your place. the committee will look into that. allison, here he is. the king lebron james taking on kobe bryant. the old king. and the new king . watch what the old king can do. 360 reverse it. >> still has some moves. >> that's pretty amazing. >> let's see what the new king
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can do. coming down the other end. i wish i could do this one time. >> who is 28? >> 28 points for kobe. he's got a 3 in front of that number. >> miami wins by 10. wizards have won three in a row. now, let's get down to the brass tax. when you win the superbowl, now all of a sudden you go to diz fee world. now you have to figure out what team we're going to have back here next year. try to defend that crown or go younger and get rid of some of our players due to make big money? ie, antwon. joe flacco is unrestricted. somewhere in the $100 million category. >> that hurts. >> bolden is on the last year
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of his contract is due to make $6 million. peanuts. but he's 32 years old . last year of a contract. he says if he doesn't resign with the ravens, he's going to retire. you got big time names. ed reed is another one is they have to pay these guys or do we say good-bye to the older players and hope the young kids can step up. that's the dilemma. he who wears the crown. something like that. >> i would say pay him. pay him and let him stay. >> you think so? >> sure. >> one more year. >> not your money. who cares? >> thank you , dave. it is 821:21 now. stranded at sea. a cruise ship with more than 4,000 passengers is a drift near the gulf of mexico. find out what went wrong and how the ship
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plans to get back to land. >> plus, celebrating black history on stage. holly will be live later with a preview of the 5th annual black history month show. we'll be right back. it's 8:21. 
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welcome back, everybody on a monday morning. we are following reports of a cruise ship that is stranded in the gulf of mexico. there are 4,000 passengers and crew on board. the ship is stuck with no power after an apparent engine room fire almost 500 miles south of galveston, texas. supposed to be back from a four day cruise later today. carnival cruise lines says the ship will be towed and the passengers will be flown back home. boeing completes a test run of its controversial 787 dream liner plane in seattle. the test flight will be used to gather detailed information on the lithium ion battery. the problem with the plane's batteries led to all 50 dream liners being grounded worldwide last month. >> once again calling for a
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series of national parts to honor harriet tubman. joining lauders from several groups including the naacp that would create parks in maryland and new york. spent 30 years there as a slave before escaping in 1849. >> 8:25 now on this monday morning. still ahead, ready to launch. nasa prepares to send another satellite into space. a nasa scientist will join us to explain. >> plus, a stunned vatican city, the pope has announced his retirement. more on the surprising announcement after the break. it's 8:26. [ male announcer ] so there's lots of people out there who aren't happy with their internet. [ spokesman ] hi, are you lindsay? yes.
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she would only get a splash of coffee in her cup and then fill the rest up with cream and it -- mommy, what's going on? what are you doing? so when we did the blonde roast, she finally went from a splash of coffee to only a splash of cream. and i thought that was so cool,
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i said "well she's enjoying this." ♪ ♪ we continue to follow breaking news this morning from the vatican. the pope has announced he will resign in just 17 days. this is a live look
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right now at saint peter's square. >> the pope says he no longer has the strength to carry out his duties. let's get the full story from sarah simmons who is live in northwest. >> it's very quiet outside the vatican embassy but everybody is shocked and stunned surprised at this announcement. no one was expecting this except maybe perhaps the pope's brother reportedly saying a doctor who had met with the pope had advised him not to take any trans atlantic trips and been considering stepping down for months. this is something he has been pondering for a while it seems. failing health and difficulty in walking losing his strength. he's 85 years old and the brother saying that the pope needed more time to rest. now, the pope made this announcement this morning.
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they gathered the cardinals to mark three saints. during the meeting, the pope made the announcement about his resignation. stunning those that he had gathered in that meeting as well. now, part of what -- there's lengthy statement that has been put out. the pope had said the duties of his job require strength of mind and in body. so again, very shocking to be hearing this. this is the first pope to resign from the position in 600 years. again, expected to resign stepping down february 28th at the end of the month. of course, we'll continue to follow and see what the developments will be and what the process will be from here on out. of course, feel like we just went through this not that long ago. and here we are coming to this process once again. back to you. >> sarah, thank you very much. >> it does seem like this yesterday. i know it wasn't but
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seems like just yesterday. >> bring you more information about it as the morning progresses. >> saw the cloud cover in sarah's report there. a little fog but not going to be raining all day. >> that's a good thing. >> and it's going to be mild. 50s today and tomorrow . get ready to enjoy a couple nice mild afternoon. 39 at reagan national. 40 in annapolis. notice the warmer temperature s working in from the south and east. salsbury jumps to 54 degrees. 48 in leonard town. and we'll start to see that warmer air pushup later today. any time talk about warm temperatures up around here can often be a slow go. often get fog developing. rain showers moving through. still left over rain along the eastern show and
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a few sprinkles out to the west. but most of your day will feature mostly cloudy skies out there. could be a few breaks in the clouds as we get into the afternoon hours. expected to surge in here on southwesterly winds. highs will be back in the mid 50s. couple features area of low pressure out to our west and the frontal system hanging out to our south. watch the next storm ride up and along that front and just off the coast here by wednesday night and thursday. and that could bring us another round of a little rain and/or snow. got to watch out by wednesday, wednesday night as we could be in for a bit of a winter event around here. there's your accu weather 7 day. saturday and sunday could be another storm. highs only in the 30s. tossing it back to tony and allison at the desk. >> thank you very much, tucker. satellites have captured and sent back millions of images of earth. those pictures show how
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natural disasters, urban development and defor he is station has affected. nasa earth scientist is joining us live this morning from the space flight center in greenbelt. good morning, sir. >> thanks for having me. i'm doing great. >> i imagine there has to be excitement. does it look like the satellite will take off today? yeah, the weather reports are very good. we're all very excited. this is really the next generation of the earth observing satellites that we call lansat. once it reaches orbit if everything goes as planned, it will be renamed lansat 8 and add to this 40 year record we have from space. >> is this the beginning of
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replacing older and aging satellites? >> well, this particular one the mission is called lansat data continuity mission. it's mandated by congress to have a series of these satellites looking at data from the earth at chunks of 90 feet on the side. and so it's really a process that is on going and yes lansat 5 and 7 have reached their limits but lansat 8 will continue that record into the future. >> tell me how this new satellite how it's different from some of the older satellites. >> again, the continuity means as a scientist we want to have the same kind of data. it's a different kind of technology used before. it also has imageer that looks at the temperature. so we can look at, for example, here you see images
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of crops. we can look at water use and crops. so that's one of the new things. >> and we were showing some of those images. i want to go back to some of those so you can explain them to us. they are all different colors and each image indicates something different; correct? >> right. these are beautiful images. sometimes we're lucky as scientists we get to use the data. it's almost as art. what you see here is pivot irrigation in kansas overtime. so the red areas are fields. the blue areas are bare fields. you'll see decreasing overtime as the water is used for agriculture. glaciers, cities, deforestation. >> i'm not meaning this as a political question but it's a 40 year plus program.
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are the changes that you are seeing, are they rather striking to you? are you surprised how much the planet is changing? >> well, i mean, there are very striking changes we can see. if we looked at for example las vegas or cities in china. the increase in urbanization is quite striking. we're looking at glaciers that for example, here you see a time series over las vegas. with population growth comes a dramatic increase in built up areas which also then impacts the water use. you know, glaciers are decreasing worldwide as well. those are the kinds of things we're tracking. that is an example of a glacier in alaska that's receding overtime. >> boy, the images are striking. if one wants to learn more and wants to access some of these images how do they go
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about doing that? >> we have a web site that's launching today and add new data. we're really excited. i can't tell you how excited i am to get my hands on the data. >> it's important data too. a lot of people looking forward to that. thank you very much. we appreciate it. hope everything goes well today. >> thank you. >> fascinating to see that one lake dry up like that. wow. >> kind of scary to me. >> some of it is. coming up. sweet heart savings for valentine's day. the executive editor will show us how to scoop up flower deals before thursday. >> plus, music's big night out. a look back at the big winners from last night's grammy awards. time right now 8:38. we'll be right back. t back. [ woman ] my boyfriend and i were going on vacation,
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a tribute to the band's late drummer and singer levon helms. john also dedicated the performance to the victims of sandy hook school shooting. their songs ended way too soon. >> and keeping with british tradition, the band mumford and sons took home the top prize. are they from england? >> i believe so. >> i didn't know that. bable. won the award for album of the year. last year's winner adele presented the award. the band has been together since 2007. >> british invasion part 2. and indy pop band fun took home song of the year.
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they earned it for their hit we are young and beat out other nominees. carly ray jepson. >> everybody can see our faces. these two guys who are the most amazing band mates anybody could ever ask for. >> i like that they said they've been grinding it out for 12 years and here they come. new artists. >> we think overnight sensation. they've been working a long time. >> some are. >> all right. >> boy. how about that green dress katy perry wore. 8:43 right now. still ahead, a budget friendly flower. find out how you can make valentine's day special without breaking the bank. >> celebrating black history month. holly is live with how some young people are honoring
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their culture. >> good morning to you. we are getting a treat this morning as we are live where they are indeed practicing for a special concertgoing on this saturday. it's youth association. along with grammy nominated caroline malakai. we're going to talk about it and watch her perform live. stay with us. h us.
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welcome back. valentine's day is this thursday and if you haven't arranged to get your flowers for your sweetie, our next guest has tips and advice to save you money and headaches. >> executive director excuse me editor. i don't know if that would be a pro meigs or not. i'm going to stick with your title of executive editor. welcome to the show. a lot of people might be looking at that calendar there. it's this thursday. the headline here, can we be smart even at this
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late date? >> oh, sure. the trick is to start shopping around. when we shop for flowers for our ratings, we found big price variation. for roses, for example, for a dozen roses some shops charged $25. some shops charged $75 or more per dozen. >> is there a difference? >> not really. we looked at the quality of service shops offer and the products they are selling and also their prices and we didn't find really any kind of relationship between price and quality. high price shops were as likely to have poor ratings promptness of delivery as the prices with low prices. sglz we're showing the viewers at home this one to how to keep your cost down. and choose less popular flowers by stems and use your own base. buy a single elegant flower or
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pick up from florist to save that delivery fee. >> look from buying from a super market or street vendor. they are all pretty much buying them from the same soirss. the florists which are much more expensive. a lot of florists and super markets will double or triple prices for valentine's day. so prices will be more expenses than the range i gave earlier. you can save a tremendous amount of money. the prices range from $6 to $20 per dozen. less than half basically is what you are looking at. the flowers are coming from the same places. the florist may have better buying standards. quality standards than the super markets but if you pay attention and make sure the flowers it smells good and doesn't smell sour, that they are fresh, you are pretty much getting the same product. >> all right. if you do that, you go to the super market, how
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to choose the best flower. this is the advice from avoid flowers that are wilted or blemished. look for tight buds, early in the day. give a good description of what you want. >> right. and i would say the best test is the smell test. it's a flower, it should smell good. if it smells sour, move on. >> i don't know i've smelt a sour smelling flower. >> i have. >> you did buying and talk about places that you liked. we'll show these two. flowers and ferns. that's in manassas. mason's flowers. that was in faith er gaithersburg. i don't want to be wrong here. flower gallery in manassas .
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flowers and ferns in burke. what was the criteria for picking these? >> these are shops that had high ratings. overall quality, product quality and promptness of delivery. and also had lower than average prices. >> covered a nice area there too. want to let everybody know checkbook is offering a really nice deal for two weeks. fox 5 viewers can go on and sneak a peek at this and probably subscribe after you go on. and i want to make sure i gave the right information. is there a trick to doing this? >> i believe it's >> sounds good to me. thank you so much . i hope you never get sour smelling flowers. thanks for being here today. he's the executive editor with don't forget your sweetie. tony, over to you. >> thank you very much. people all over our area are celebrating black history.
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this saturday night the youth association hosts 5th annual black history show. holly morris is with them now for a preview. good morning, holly. >> reporter: good morning to you. this is always a special show for teratibu youth association. biggest fundraiser that they do. this year it's programs more special and has everything to do with the lovely lady. caroline malakai who i look up to late rally and figuratively. thank you for being a part of this. i know it's the first time you've been a part of this concert. yes, it's close to your heart. >> very much so. it is an art form i studied as a child. so it's a very special moment for me to be a part of this. i hope to continue working with the group. they are awesome. >> they are awesome. and you are awesome . even more so because of the free your mind.
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tell me about that. many people are calling this a game changer in the music industry. >> that's huge. free your mind is a song i worked on with local producers. marcus marshal. so we set out to make an incredible piece of art. and by partnering with the school fund, we were able to set this up so that every view of the music video equals an hour of class time for kids in east africa. the chambers bclc was really kind to us. leadership center. they let us debut the video and then from then, it just sort of grown so much so that generated about 7,000 hours of class time in the month of january alone. and every itunes download to free your mind with each itunes download we give an hour of class time. >> download now is what we're saying. are you doing this as part of the show on saturday as
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well? >> yes, we are. >> are you going to do a part of it for us right now? >> i think so. >> all right. very good. let me hand it over. >> ready? >> ♪ oh, oh, you don't want to miss this you don't want to miss this ♪ you don't want to miss this ♪ oh, oh, you don't want to miss this ♪ you don't want to miss this ♪ i got these dreams and i can't see defeat ♪ ♪ [ rap ] ♪
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♪ ♪ >> all right. well that should get everyone interested to come on out. in the mood and in the groove, what's going through your mind? >> i'm just telling the story. there are very few people who master the art of story telling and that's what makes them great. bob marly was an excellent story teller. >> so here's the story we're telling. this weekend this saturday here in mount rainer. the 5th annual black history month concert featuring caroline malakai. more from fox 5 morning news when we come back. now you tell me where you got those shoes. those shoes.
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this is dylan right here, this is dylan, and this is his big brother hayden. dylan's only five, but he's already been through two surgeries for brain tumors. and he just went through his second round of chemo. and this is their mother, dawn, who runs this loving and happy home. she too struggled with tumors. but that doesn't slow her down. her love of family comes first. their dad, phil, works two jobs, repairing copiers,
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and on weekends delivering newspapers. but the bills keep piling up, and the heating bill gets pushed off. when you learn about their difficulties, it just breaks your heart. when we asked the biggest oil companies to help families in need, only citgo, the people of venezuela, and president hugo chavez responded. thanks to them, citizens energy is able to deliver millions of gallons of fuel to families just like the berios. i'm joe kennedy. if you need help staying warm, call me at 1-877-joe-4-oil. because no one should be left out in the cold!
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good morning, everybody. i'm allison seymour. >> and i'm tony perkins. lacking strength, breaking news out of vatican city where pope benedict xvi will step down at the end of the month. the reason behind his historic decision and what happens now. sarah simmons is live at the vatican embassy and speak with -- >> you might want to count on red light cameras to keep you safe. some people are being charged for an act they say they did not commit. the startling results and video ahead. also a local special olympian is a two time gold medallist. here to talk about his incredible trip to south korea. >> the tents at new york

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FOX February 11, 2013 7:00am-9:00am EST

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